The Wife (1995)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Marriage Drama  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Two dysfunctional marriages are dissected during an impromptu dinner party in this drama. Just as New Age therapists Rita and Jack are preparing to eat dinner they are interrupted by Cosmo, their patient, and his flighty wife Arlie. Jack and Rita are uncomfortable about breaching their professional relationship, but they invite them to stay. Arlie is unpredictable and unstable. Her behavior causes Cosmo untold embarrassment. Jack and Rita have their own problems as Rita desires more closeness and he desires space. As dinner progresses, the four begin discussing intimate and dark secrets from their past and present about their marriages.

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party, craziness, diner, dysfunctional, humiliation, marital-problems, patient [medical], psychiatry, secrets